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  • Solar . . . sounds good on paper,but it’s not viable!
  • I Solar requires too much water . . . heard Solar requires too muchwater we. live in a desert!a desert! And . . And we live in
  • I Solar is far too expensive much heard Solar requires too . . .water . . . And weit. in a desert! We can’t afford live
  • I Solar is an economic dead end. heard Solar requires too muchwater . . . And we live in a desert!
  • And now . . .Some Arizona headlines.
  • DOE Secretary Steven Chu sees Arizona potential in energy diversity
  • SmartPower looks toeducate the masses on Solar
  • UA, ASU part of $5 millionSolar research grant from DOE
  • Corporation Commissionapproves Solana project
  • APS building worldslargest Solar power plant
  • Abengoa, BrightSource push millions intoArizona through Solar projects
  • California utility to buyall of solar plants power
  • Solar expansion:Valley industry thrives as major players bring operations local
  • EnviroMission reaches2,400-ft. solar tower deal
  • National Bank of Arizona,Phoenix open $25M Solar funding deal
  • Tucson solar firm to build systems forTanque Verde schools
  • Renewable Energy a $2B industry in Arizona; employment impacts 16,000
  • Second big solar project to start construction in Avra Valley
  • Arizona Solarinstallations grow 333 percent in 2011
  • Arizona Solar growth spurs trucking, railthrough Chinese imports
  • Gestamp Renewables to build steel facility in Surprise
  • Rioglass Solar bringsmanufacturing plant to Surprise
  • Saint-Gobain to openSolar mirror facility in Goodyear
  • Power-One fast-tracksPhoenix manufacturing
  • Gestamp Solar Steel to expand, hire 80
  • Shea Homes spending$25K per house to install Solar panels
  • Arizona jumps to secondon Solar installation list
  • Arizona No. 3 in U.S. for Solar industry jobs
  • Can Solar Help Replenish Arizona’s Lost Jobs?
  • Can Solar Team with Gas toProduce Steam for IndustrialUse?
  • Can Solar Team with Gas forBaseload Electricity?
  • Can Solar Power be Exported?
  • Can Solar Compete with Coal onFully-loaded Cost Basis?
  • Can Solar SustainablyDiversify Arizona’s Energy Mix?
  • Can Solar DriveEconomic Development?
  • Can Solar Stand on itsOwn ?
  • You’re Damn Right it Can!
  • Solar is Here!